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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 12:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 08' South, Longitude: 8° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.70 meters/second, 1550.5 km/hour, 963.5 miles/hour or 837.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.06 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 25' 33.8"963.34 miwest0° 09' 17.1"10.64 minorth963.75 mi
24 hours13° 22' 50.8"893.56 mieast4° 04' 33.4"280.21 minorth943.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSat 1:10 PM572 km355 miles309 nmEast E
HuamboSat 1:10 PM857 km533 miles463 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuandaSat 1:10 PM888 km552 miles480 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Sat 2:10 PM1248 km776 miles674 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaSat 1:10 PM1429 km888 miles772 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleSat 1:10 PM1433 km890 miles774 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownSat 12:10 PM1493 km928 miles806 nmWest W
São ToméSat 12:10 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSat 1:10 PM1724 km1071 miles931 nmNorth N
MalaboSat 1:10 PM2090 km1299 miles1129 nmNorth N
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